Angraecum urschianum Toill.-Gen. & Bosser 1961 SECTION Perrierangraecum

Plant with inflorescence arising Photo courtesy of Olaf Pronk and Laurette E.U.R.L. orchids of Madagascar

Part shadeCool TO WarmSpring

Common Name Ursch's Angraecum [French Orchid Collector 1900's]

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in east central Madagascar in mossy rain forests at elevations of 1000 to 1200 meters as a miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with stiff, dark green with raised white green bumps, keeled leaves that are unequally bilobed apically and denticulate edges that blooms in the fall on an axillary short, single flowered inflorescence with several arising at the same time.

Synonyms Perrierangraecum urschianum (Toill.-Gen. & Bosser) Szlach., Mytnik & Grochocka 2013

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Cultivated Angraecoid Orchids Of Madagascar Hillerman & Holst 1986; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans 2007 photo fide; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009 photo fide; Compendium of Miniature Orchid Species Parsons & Gerritsen 2013 photo fide